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  • Corner of a bathroom with woven chair and beach hut patterned blind

    The corner of this bathroom is dressed to impress. With a charming Lloyd Loom-style woven chair paired with a delicate floral cushion. The beach hut illustrated fabric blind adds a touch of coastal charm.

  • Modern bathroom with metro tiles and dark grout and wood-effect floor tiles

    If you want your bathroom to look traditional but on-trend, you can’t go wrong with metro tiles and dark grouting. To save money or achieve a softer look, tile the wall up to the halfway point and paint the top half in a soft grey. Add wood-effect floor tiles and a wooden toilet seat to break up the grey and white.

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    Buy now: Similar floor tiles, £30 per sq m, Walls and Floors
    Buy now: Similar metro tiles, Topps Tiles

  • Cloakroom with Penguin Library wallpaper and blue mosaic splashback

    A cloakroom is the ideal spot for bold decor. It’s a small space so you can afford to pick bold wallpaper and strong hues that you’d hesitate to use elsewhere. This Penguin Library wallpaper works wonderfully, and the blue mosaic tiles above the sink add an extra splash of colour.

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    Buy now: Penguin Library wallpaper by Osborne & Little, £79 per roll, Wallpaper Direct

  • Classic bathroom with large-format tiles and corner bath

    Although it is a retro design idea, this corner bath gives this space a spa-like feel. Large-format tiles accentuate the size of this bathroom. A striped monochrome rug and open shelves give this room a contemporary update without distracting from the overall look.

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    Buy now: Similar tiles, Topps Tiles 

  • Narrow bathroom with space for a claw-foot bathtub

    Feeling restricted by the size of your bathroom? Then take a look at this photo for all the inspiration you need. Narrow it may be, but that doesn’t mean that the owners have gone for standard fittings. A claw-foot bath really does give this space the wow factor.

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    Buy now: similar bath, Bathstore
    Buy now: similar metro tiles, Topps Tiles

  • Neutral bathroom with pretty finishing touches

    Neutrals are a popular colour for bathrooms – they’re versatile and serene, so we can definitely see why. Sometimes you do just need to add a little something to them, though. That’s where pretty soaps, lotions and potions, flowers, and even jazzy-looking towels come in. Have fun with your neutral space is what we say.

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    Buy now: similar towel, from £4, Cath Kidston at Amara

  • Traditional cloakroom with damask wallpaper

    Get the perfect finish with traditional damask prints, period-style fittings and beautifully detailed antique-inspired mirrors. A downstairs cloakroom is a great place to experiment with pattern, as the space is generally quite small, so it won’t look over the top.

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    Buy now: similar wallpaper, SketchTwenty 3 at Wallpaper Direct
    Buy now: similar mirror, The Chandelier & Mirror Company

  • Pink bathroom with antiqued glass mirror

    This room is packed with vintage charm. From the antiqued glass mirror to the painted vanity unit and marble countertop, there are a lot of traditional elements at play here. Twin basins are great for couples in a hurry, while cupboards keep everything neatly stowed away.

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    Buy now: Classic three-hole basin mixer taps, from £379.20, Leffroy Brooks at Original Bathroom Company

  • Classic blue bathroom with beautifully plastered walls

    Give your bathroom an extra-special feel with polished plaster. Rather than a solid paint colour, the plaster here has subtle variations in tone and a sheeny finish that reflects light. A freestanding bath makes the look even more luxurious and is a good match for the walls.

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    Buy now: similar polished plaster, Surface Form
    Buy now: The Arndale Bath, £2,445, Country Cast Baths

  • Neutral bathroom with mosaic-style tiling

    Bathroom updates needn’t cost a lot. New accessories can make a big difference, adding a hit of colour to a neutral space. Here a pale-blue shower curtain and bath mat in pretty patterns boost this simple scheme. Mosaic tiling has been used all over the walls, creating a spacious feel that’s resistant to splashes.

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    Buy now: similar mosaic tiles, Topps Tiles

  • Blue bathroom with Gothic window

    Let period features stand out with careful decorating. Blue walls lend a traditional feel to the space and frame the huge proportions of the Gothic window – not to mention the view. White fittings keep the look clean, but are in a traditional style that ties in with the period of the property.

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    Buy now: Sky Blue emulsion, £41.50 for 2.5ltr, Edward Bulmer

  • White bathroom with freestanding tub and bunting

    Add hotel chic to your bathroom with a traditional freestanding tub. A beautiful bath is all you need to make your space feel special – position it beneath a window so you can enjoy a view while you soak away the day. Bunting and a brightly painted vintage shelving unit in water-inspired aqua shades are a very appropriate choice of colour.


  • Traditional bathroom with grey wall panelling

    Give traditional wall panels a modern look by painting them in a dark grey colour. Not only does the paint act as a highlighter to beautiful period detailing, it also lets the bath make the biggest impact possible. Nearly black floor tiles add to the drama. Claw feet raise the bath, thereby increasing the visible floor area and enhancing the sense of space.


  • Grey bathroom with his and hers sinks

    Allow space for his and hers sinks, so you each have a vanity area. Under-basin towel rails are a great solution if you’re short on wall space. An empty corner has been put to work with a vintage unit, which adds character while providing plenty of space for toiletries.

    Similar basins
    Wood-effect floor tiles
    Topps Tiles

  • Grey bathroom with Victorian-style fittings

    When thinking about redoing your bathroom, choose baths, basins and showers that will suit the age of your property. This is a well-thought-out space that perfectly mixes the convenience of modern living with the striking looks of classic styles. The barely there shower screen is just one such example and lets the heritage-style fittings stand out.

    Topps Tiles
    Shower enclosure and basins

  • Traditional bathroom with claw-foot bath

    Introduce 1920s flourishes such as wall sconces and claw feet to a bathroom scheme to give it an atmospheric feel.  A simple scheme of white fittings with grey walls takes the traditional elements into the present, especially when you spot the shutters and metro tiles, which are both super on-trend right now.

    Lights, basin and bath

  • Sparkling white traditional bathroom

    Create a gleaming scheme in a traditional bathroom with white walls and white fitttings, combined with a sheeny silver mirror and furniture. A his and hers basin is  a stylish yet practical choice, allowing for speedy teeth cleaning after a long and tiring day. The mirror hits exactly the right note here. Its shimmering edging frames it perfectly and it’s just the right side of traditional without looking flamboyant.

    Similar basin
    Victorian Plumbing

  • Elegant white bathroom with freestanding tub

    Unwind in a luxurious setting with a large freestanding tub that will help you forget your troubles. Placed at the bottom of a large Georgian-style window, this bath benefits from a lovely view. The window size is emphasised by the barely there white blind, while mirrors on either side help to enhance the feeling of light.

    The Cast Iron Bath Company
    Towel rail
    Heritage Bathrooms

  • Traditional bathroom with a modern edge

    Mix modern and contemporary bathroom decorating styles to create a look that is individual to you. In this bathroom, the fittings are all traditional in their appearance, though the gold finish on the taps and shower head provide a departure from the expected. Metro tiles bring the room up to date, too, along with the roughly varnished floorboards and the exposed bath base.

    Similar shower head
    Victorian Plumbing
    Similar tiles
    Topps Tiles

  • Soothing stone-clad bathroom with chrome accents

    Create a relaxing bathroom space with warm putty tones on the walls and spa-like stone finishes. Here, stone tiles have been used to clad the bath, floor and a section of the walls, blending tonally with the soft earthy-pink paint for a traditional look. Polished chrome accents – such as this radiator/ towel rack – bring a light finish to the rest of the scheme.

    Stone Superstore
    Similar radiator


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